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Hoarwell

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'''Hoarwell''' was the name among [[Men]] for the river that rose in the northern [[Misty Mountains]] and flowed southwestwards through the lands of the ancient kingdom of [[Rhudaur]]. It formed the main tributary for the River [[Greyflood]].
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'''Hoarwell''' was the name among [[Men]] for the river [[Mitheithel]], that rose in the northern [[Misty Mountains]] and flowed southwestwards through the lands of the ancient kingdom of [[Rhudaur]]. It formed the main tributary for the River [[Greyflood]].
 
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==Etymology==
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Hoar means "grey" and well in English placenames usually has the meaning of "spring, source"
 
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Revision as of 15:28, 8 October 2010

Hoarwell was the name among Men for the river Mitheithel, that rose in the northern Misty Mountains and flowed southwestwards through the lands of the ancient kingdom of Rhudaur. It formed the main tributary for the River Greyflood.

Etymology

Hoar means "grey" and well in English placenames usually has the meaning of "spring, source"